pg_filedump man page

pg_filedump ā€” PostgreSQL heap/index/control file dumper

Synopsis

pg_filedump [-abcdfhixy] [-R startblock [endblock]] [-S blocksize] file

Description

Display formatted contents of a PostgreSQL heap/index/control file.

The following options are valid for heap and index files

-a

Display absolute addresses when formatting (Block header information is always block relative)

-b

Display binary block images within a range (Option will turn off all formatting options)

-d

Display formatted block content dump (Option will turn off all other formatting options)

-f

Display formatted block content dump along with interpretation

-h

Display this information

-i

Display interpreted item details

-R

Display specific block ranges within the file (Blocks are indexed from 0)

[startblock]: block to start at [endblock]: block to end at

A startblock without an endblock will format the single block

-S

Force block size to [blocksize]

-x

Force interpreted formatting of block items as index items

-y

Force interpreted formatting of block items as heap items

The following options are valid for control files

-c

Interpret the file listed as a control file

-f

Display formatted content dump along with interpretation

-S

Force block size to [blocksize]

Others

This manual page was generated from pg_filedump help output (-h) by help2man(1).

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <pgsql-bugs@postgresql.org>

Info

April 2014 pg_filedump 9.3.0 User Commands